also known as: film analysis, film collection library, media studies.
The Film Collection Library holds over 3000 biographies, studies and genres. The perfect free resource for students or for people who are passionate about films and want to learn more, this collection is available to all library members for free.
The Film Collection is housed at Morpeth Library but can be
reserved for free for pick up from any
The books are available to borrow for free as part of
the library's normal stock. You can reserve any of the books to be
sent for free to your local library through the online catalogue or
From its beginnings as a humble
backstreet project, cinema has transformed into a giant billion
dollar industry. Chart its progress with books from our Film
Collection Library, from Charlie Chaplin to James Bond.
The collection is comprised
of over 3,000 titles, covering all
aspects of cinema, including film star and director biographies,
cinematography, history of cinema and academic analysis.
The Film Collection Library is kept inside Morpeth Library and
has the same opening hours: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
9am to 7.30pm and Saturday 9.30am to 12.30pm.
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details for Morpeth Library.
What the Collection Includes
Film Star Biographies
Find out more about the life and work of your favourite
film star, such as Marlon Brando, Audrey Hepburn, Marilyn Monroe,
Nicole Kidman or Elizabeth Taylor.
History of Cinema
Read the history of the cinema business as a whole or the
history of specific institutions and genres in cinema
as diverse as film noir, Carry On films, Hammer horror,
musicals, cult films and much more.
Studies of Film Genres
Study the theory and technical aspects of film genres, from
Westerns and action to horror, comedy and romance.
Find out more about the life and work of your favourite director
including Quentin Tarantino and Billy Wilder.
Cinematography books cover the construction of film, such as
lighting and camera choices. From animation to digital cinema
making, find out more
Academic Analysis of Film
Read academic analysis of individual films or collections of
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Click here to browse the Film Collection in the library